Learn quick and easy criteria for differentiating between common source types often used for projects and research at the university.
- Types of Sources (video)
A short video about different sources for research.
- Primary, Secondary, Tertiary
An explanation showing the difference between source labels.
- Types of Articles
Explanation of General Interest, Scholarly, Trade / Professional, Newspapers, and Popular & Sensational article types.
- Article Comparison Chart
A chart showing the difference between articles.
- Types of Books
Explanation showing the difference between Non-fiction, Edited (non-fiction), Reference (non-fiction), and Fiction books.
- Information Life Cycle
A graphical and video explanation of when information is typically created.
- Determining Credibility: CRAAP
A list of questions to ask when evalutating sources.
- Style Guides
A list of the most common style guides like APA, MLA, and Chicago.